Home | Top News | World | US News | Politics | Economy | Sports | Technology | Science | Lifestyle | People | Recalls

Lizzo Says She Loves 'Normalizing the Dimples' on Her Butt and 'Lumps' on Her Thighs


Body positive icon Lizzo wants to normalize butt dimples. The singer, 31, who is known for inspiring others to be comfortable in their own skin, recently opened up to Essence magazine about why she frequently posts naked photos of herself on Instagram. “I’m doing this for myself,” Lizzo told the magazine. “I love creating shapes with my body, and I love normalizing the dimples in my butt or the lumps in my thighs or my back fat or my stretch marks.” “I love normalizing my black-ass elbows,” she added. “I think it’s beautiful.” The “Juice” crooner went on to explain that she chooses to love herself because she lives in a world that doesn’t always accept women who look like her. “I made a decision to be myself because I knew I had no choice,” Lizzo explained to the magazine. “I’m not ignorant to the fact that we had to have a demeanor of lowering ourselves culturally just to exist,” she added. “But I’m trying to shake up the narrative about how we’re supposed to act.” The love she has for herself is evident in her music. On her single “Truth Hurts,” Lizzo croons, “I just took a DNA test / Turns out I’m 100 percent that bitch.” However, Lizzo hasn’t always been confident. RELATED: Lizzo Learned to Love Her Body After Spending the ‘Hardest Year’ of Her Life ‘Trying to Be Thin’ “I wrote ‘Soulmate’ when I was in the studio and I was so depressed,” Lizzo told Essence of the song from her album Cuz I Love You, which was released in April. She added, “I needed to write a song about who I wanted to be so a year later when I’m rehearsing for Coachella I could say those words knowing, ‘That was the old me.'” Lizzo previously opened up about her journey to self confidence when speaking with Jameela Jamil for the Good Place star’s new series, I Weigh Conversations. The singer revealed she dealt with body shaming — often unintentional, she said — from friends, family and the people she was dating. One memory that sticks out for Lizzo happened when the singer was overwhelmed with everything in her life. View this post on Instagram Thank you @jameelajamilofficial for sitting and talking w me about internalized fat phobia, cancel culture, stigmas on black and brown fat bodies and getting through the bullshit. Full story on my IGtv. A post shared by Lizzo (@lizzobeeating) on Apr 5, 2019 at 12:02pm PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js RELATED: Lizzo Loves Her Body and Her ‘Blackness’: ‘My Body Is Just So F—ing Beautiful’ “I’ve ballooned in weight and all of that, up and down, and I remember when I was like, 20 or something, it was the hardest year of my life, it was awful, for a lot of reasons,” she said. “I didn’t have any money and I wasn’t eating, and I was also trying to be thin. I was working out a lot. And I remember I was with this guy, and we were laying down, and he was like, ‘I’m just so relaxed when I’m with you.’ And then he’s like, ‘So I showed your picture to my friends, and they said that your face is great, but your body needs work.’ I was like, ‘WHAT!’ Who says that to somebody? And I was the smallest I had ever been in my entire life.” It took realizing that “no matter how small or big or how I look, no one’s ever going to be completely happy” with her appearance for Lizzo to learn to love herself. “I’m not going to be able to please everyone with my outward appearance,” she said. “Someone’s always going to have a critique, someone’s always going to have some negativity to say about me. So all that matters is what I think of it. And I had to go so deep inside myself and look in the mirror. Looking in the mirror and accepting what’s in the mirror is very, very difficult. And right now, I love it every time I look in the mirror.” (People.com Latest News) More More

Similar stories

13 Stars Who Love to Celebrate Their Curves - PEOPLE.com

13 Stars Who Love to Celebrate Their Curves  PEOPLE.com

“I'm doing this for myself. I love creating shapes with my body, and I love normalizing the dimples in my butt or the lumps in my thighs or my back fat or my stretch ...

Posted on 8 August 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Lizzo Called Out a Troll Who Accused Her of "Using Her Body to Get Attention" - Shape Magazine

Lizzo Called Out a Troll Who Accused Her of "Using Her Body to Get Attention"  Shape Magazine

If there's anyone who knows how to unapologetically be herself, it's Lizzo. When she's not creating incredible music, the singer uses her platform to speak out ...

Posted on 7 August 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Lizzo’s best quotes on body positivity, self-care and empowerment - Stylist Magazine

Lizzo’s best quotes on body positivity, self-care and empowerment  Stylist Magazine

What are Lizzo's best quotes about body positivity, self-care, feminism, empowerment, fitness and loving yourself? These are the singer's best words of wisdom.

Posted on 30 July 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Lizzo & Missy Elliott Host A Parking Lot Twerk Session In "Tempo" Video - HotNewHipHop

Lizzo & Missy Elliott Host A Parking Lot Twerk Session In "Tempo" Video  HotNewHipHop

Lizzo & Missy Elliott have brought the Tempo. Lizzo's Cuz I Love You album has popped back on our radar for good reason since the official video for her Miss...

Posted on 26 July 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Lizzo, CL, Joey King, and More Star In Urban Decay's Pretty Different Campaign - Shape Magazine

Lizzo, CL, Joey King, and More Star In Urban Decay's Pretty Different Campaign  Shape Magazine

Lizzo, CL, Joey King, Ezra Miller, and Karol G star in Urban Decay's new Pretty Different campaign. A video for the campaign celebrates the celebrities' ...

Posted on 28 June 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Cara Delevingne Shows Lizzo Some Love for Her Flute Skills: 'I Actually Cried When I Watched This' - PEOPLE.com

Cara Delevingne Shows Lizzo Some Love for Her Flute Skills: 'I Actually Cried When I Watched This'  PEOPLE.com

Lizzo brought down the house at the BET Awards on Sunday, performing "Truth Hurts"

Posted on 28 June 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News

Copyright © 2019 LastMinuteStuff.com
Contact info